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NM REGISTER XXVIII, ISSUE 18

NM REGISTER XXVIII, ISSUE 18 2018-01-23T16:45:36+00:00

The following rule changes were published in the NM Register XXVIII, Issue 18 –  published September 26, 2017.

6.61.2: Licensure in Elementary Education, Grades K -8
6.61.3: Licensure in Middle Level Education, Grades 5 – 9
6.61.4: Licensure in Secondary Education, Grades 7 – 12
6.61.5: Licensure for Grades Pre-K – 12
6.61.6: Licensure in Special Education Pre-K – 12
6.61.7: Licensure in Secondary Vocational-Technical Education

Description for 6.61.2-6.61.7: Updates semester hour requirements to reflect legislative changes made in 2015 to 22-10A-6 NMSA 1978:  Educational requirements for licensure.  Aligns the standards for NM school personnel specific licensure requirements with the Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (inTASC) Model Core Teaching Standards. InTASC standards are the accepted standards for entry level teacher preparation and will align with existing classroom observation components in NMTEACH. Effective 8/1/2018.


6.61.8: Licensure in Early Childhood Education, Birth – Grade Three
6.61.10: Teachers of Students with Blindness/Visual Impairments Birth – Grade 12
6.61.11: Licensure in Early Childhood Education, Birth – Pre-K

Description for 6.61.8, 6.61.10, & 6.6.11: Updates semester hour requirements to reflect legislative changes made in 2015 to 22-10A-6 NMSA 1978:  Educational requirements for licensure. Effective 8/1/2018.


6.63.15: Licensure for School Health Assistants, Grades Pre-K – 12

Description for 6.63.15: Aligns the rule with language in referenced regulation. Additional changes clarify quality CPR instruction and state the requirement of a background check for all school health assistants. Effective 9/26/2018. 


6.63.16: Licensure for School Licensed Practical Nurses, Grades Pre-K -12

Description for 6.63.15 & 6.63.16: Aligns the rule with language in referenced regulation. Additional changes clarify quality CPR instruction. Effective 9/26/2018. 

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